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Fire danger in southern Colorado to start the week

red flag warning 2.27.23
Posted at 6:02 AM, Feb 27, 2023

Today’s Forecast:
Breezy, dry, and warmer than normal today. Fire danger will be elevated because of these weather conditions.

Colorado Springs forecast: High: 55; Low: 24. Sunny today with W wind at 10-15 mph gusting to 25-30 mph.

Pueblo forecast: High: 61; Low: 25. RED FLAG WARNING from noon to 5 pm. Mostly sunny today with W wind at 20 mph gusting to 45 mph.

Canon City forecast: High: 54; Low: 26. Sunny today with W wind at 20 mph gusting to 40 mph.

Woodland Park forecast: High: 43; Low: 17. Sunny today with WSW wind at 20 mph gusting 35-40 mph.

Tri-Lakes forecast: High: 49; Low: 21. Sunny today with W wind at 10-15 mph gusting to 30-35 mph.

Plains forecast: High: 50s/60s; Low: 20s. RED FLAG WARNING from noon to 5 pm for Otero, Crowley, and Las Animas counties. Sunny today with WSW wind at 10-15 mph gusting to 25-30 mph.

Walsenburg and Trinidad forecast: High: 49/55; Low: 28/27. RED FLAG WARNING from noon to 5 pm. Sunny today with W wind at 20-25 mph gusting to 45 mph.

Mountains forecast: High: 40s; Low: teens/20s. Sunny today with W wind at 20 mph gusting 35-40 mph.

Extended outlook forecast:
Tuesday also brings fire danger with a FIRE WEATHER WATCH with low humidity and gusty wind.

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